From: Ecological Society of America: grants, jobs, news
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Andrea Jani
Sent: Wednesday, April 20, 2011 2:09 PM
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Subject: [ECOLOG-L] Paid Undergraduate Research at the University of
Paid summer research experience for undergraduates at the University of
California, Santa Barbara.
Seeking undergraduate student to assist with a research project studying
disease-related declines of the mountain yellow-legged frog of the Sierra
Nevada, CA. The undergraduate will gain hands-on experience in field
research, including handling of amphibians and collection of DNA samples,
and will live at the Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research field station for the
summer; (housing costs are covered). Employment period is June through
September, with exact start and end dates negotiable. Work includes
backpacking to remote lakes in the Sierra Nevada, surveying frog
populations, catching frogs and taking DNA and water samples. Applicants
must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents, be enrolled in an
undergraduate degree program in biology, ecology, or related field, be
highly motivated and in excellent physical condition, and have backpacking
experience at high elevations. Will need own backpacking gear. Women and
underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
deadline: May 15, 2011. To apply, send an email describing your interests
and work experience, with attached resume and transcripts (unofficial
transcripts OK), to Andrea Jani ([log in to unmask]).